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We want you to be part of the successful AVVie team!

Junior R&D Engineer 

This is a key role in designing and developing a structural heart device, bringing it through all phases of the development cycle into clinical studies. This position offers tremendous growth opportunities, as the company is still in the formative stage.

Roll & Responsibilities

Primary responsibility is to design and develop novel transcatheter mitral valve devices in our prototyping lab in Vienna.

·     Working as part of the R&D team to design and develop a novel transcatheter mitral valve repair device in line with user needs

·     Generating creative solutions to problems and contributing to innovation through the filing of patents

·     Daily operations of in-house prototyping lab; lab management

·     Identifying, designing, and implementing new testing procedures tailored to the features of the products with a focus on quality and regulatory compliance

·     Responsible for developing device specifications in line with user needs and Design Inputs. Create a detailed component and finished device assembly drawings/specifications

·     Identifying and managing key risks throughout the product lifecycle

·   Writing/approving test protocols and reports, technical summaries, procedures, and other pertinent deliverables  


·     Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, or related disciplines

·     1-2 years of related experience in the medical device industry, preferably

·     Experience in structural heart disease/nitinol medical products / steerable delivery systems / rapid prototyping is highly preferred

·     Demonstrated experience in transcatheter medical device testing and product development

·     Proficient with 3D CAD software (preferably SolidWorks)

·     Working knowledge of FDA, GMP, QSR, and ISO 13485 requirements

·     Interested in supporting the development of an innovative structural heart concept

·     Start-up mentality

·     A good team player who can time-manage and work independently in a fast-paced and challenging environment


·     Fluency in English is mandatory



Minimum salary of € 2000 gross per month (full-time) depending on experience. If you are interested, please send your resume and application to